Adam Chud is a litigation partner. He is focused on helping clients resolve complicated business challenges, particularly those involving insurance claims, from identification of the problem through resolution. Practical and solution-focused, Mr. Chud relies on his legal, investigative, and litigation expertise to focus on creating successful outcomes so that clients can focus on their business.

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Mr. Chud has decades of experience helping companies across a wide range of industries resolve their most important disputes. His current practice focuses heavily on insurance claims counseling and dispute resolution with particular emphasis on business-interruption insurance, bad faith insurance claims, and significant coverage disputes.

Representative Matters

Mr. Chud has represented the following clients in litigation matters:

  • A major cement manufacturer in litigation alleging that the company’s actions caused $100 billion in damage from flooding during Hurricane Katrina
  • Multiple entities in connection with significant insurance-coverage disputes arising out of asbestos personal injury claims
  • A product manufacturer in an international arbitration related to the sale of custom-designed technical products
  • Multiple companies in investigations by the Federal Trade Commission and other federal agencies
  • A national mortgage lender against claims concerning alleged failure to make proper disclosures in connection with residential loans
  • A national religious organization in disputes concerning control of real property
  • A real estate developer in litigation commenced by a municipal entity arising out of a significant proposed development project
  • A hotel owner in connection with a dispute over the air-rights lease related to a major development project
Pro Bono

Mr. Chud has litigated many significant cases on a pro bono basis, including two landmark cases that advanced the novel tort theories related to illegal incarceration and prisoner’s rights. 

Professional Activities
Mr. Chud serves on the Board of Directors for the Council for Court Excellence, as well as on the Board of Trustees of the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs. He is a graduate of the D.C. Bar’s John Payton Leadership Academy.

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J.D., 1999
Cornell Law School

(cum laude)
Senior Note Editor, Cornell Law Review

M.P.S., 1997
Cornell University
B.A., 1994
American University

(cum laude)



New York
District of Columbia


U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
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Our clients rely on us for world-class advisory services, counsel on complex transactional work and high-stakes litigation. Specializing in matters involving the financial, life sciences, private equity, real estate, and technology industries, we use a collaborative, cross-disciplinary approach to resolve our clients’ most challenging issues. To find out more, please contact us.
Unsere Kunden verlassen sich auf uns für erstklassige Beratungsdienste, beraten über komplexe Transaktionsarbeiten und High-Stakes-Prozesse. Spezialisiert auf Angelegenheiten der Finanz-, Life-Sciences-, Private-Equity-, Immobilien-und Technologie-Industrie, verwenden wir eine kooperative, interdisziplinäre Ansatz zur Lösung unserer Kunden am schwierigsten Fragen. Um mehr zu erfahren, kontaktieren Sie uns bitte.

Nos clients comptent sur nous pour des services de conseil de classe mondiale, des conseils sur le travail transactionnel complexe et des litiges à enjeux élevés. Spécialisés dans les domaines de la finance, des sciences de la vie, du capital-investissement, de l'immobilier et de la technologie, nous utilisons une approche collaborative et interdisciplinaire pour résoudre les problèmes les plus complexes de nos clients. Pour en savoir plus, contactez-nous.


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